Nikita Kering is a Kenyan singer, songwriter, actress and media personality. She is of the Kalenjin tribe. Her real name is Nikita Chepchumba Kering’ and she is among the youngest artist who have brought a twist in the music industry.
Real name: Nikita Chepchumba Kering’
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, Actress and Media personality
Birthday: February 26th, 2002
Star sign: Libra
Birth place: Nairobi, Kenya
Net Worth: $400,000
Nikita Kering was born on 26th February 2oo2 in Nairobi, Kenya. Her parents are Anne(mother) and Joseph Kering(father). She has 3 siblings and she is the only girl. Her parents are great supporters of her music career.
She attended primary level at Riara Springs Academy, and Kilimani Junior Academy, and later shifted to Brookhouse International School where she focused on Business Technology and specialized in Music performance, business marketing, and production.
She completed her A-level studies on a partial scholarship, given to support her musical career.
Her musical interest developed when she was 3 years. Emmy Kosgei was one of her greatest inspirations. During her Album Launch in 2012, Nikita was given a chance to perform making it her first stage appearance.
The crown was hugely impressed by her performance.
Due to her passion for music, she signed a deal with EmPawa Africa one of Mr. Eazi’s initiatives to help growing artists. Fortunately, she was selected to undergo an international training and mentoring program. She was among the finalist but unluckily her age couldn’t allow her to perform at the highest stage.
In 2019, sponsored by Mr. Eazi, she was able to release her first single Tragedy. The same year, She was received two awards from AFRIMMA awards.
In 2022, she released her first EP album.
Her major idol in music includes Beyonce and Adele.
She is not yet married or in a relationship. Information about her parent and sibling life is unknown.
There were rumors that she was dating an artist Lil Maina but she denied the allegation.
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Awards & Recognitions
In 2018, she was nominated for Best new Artist, Pulse Music Video Awards (PMVA).
In 2019, she won Best Female Artist in Eastern Africa, All Africa Music Awards (AAFRIMA).
In 2019, she won Revelation of The African Continent, All Africa Music Awards, (AAFRIMA).
In 2021, she won Best RnB and Soul Artist, All African Music Awards, (AAFRIMA).
In 2021, she won Best Female Artist East Africa, All Africa Music Awards (AAFRIMA).
The songs she has released so far are:
- Never Let You Go
- Oh Yah
- Last Name
- Save Me
- Better Than Ever
- Happy With You
- Crossing Lines
- Where You Been
- Falling Down
- Love Outside
- Get through
Her net worth is estimated to be around $400,000. She accumulates her money from her music, album sales, stage performances, and partnership.
Social Media Accounts
- Instagram: @nikita_kering
- Twitter: @Nikita_Kering